Born in the Netherlands, Lodewijk’s musical career began as a guitarist and keyboard player. He has shared the stage with the likes of Amos Lee, Interpol, N.E.R.D; After working as an in-house music composer for MTV, TMF, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon, he moved to Toronto in 2009 to focus his career on film composing.
Joseph began playing the piano from a very young age. In High-school he picked up the guitar and drums and began playing in bands. He followed his passion to the University of Guelph, where he graduated with an honours degree in Music, focussing his studies on theory and composition. Shortly after moving to Toronto in 2009, Joseph met Lodewijk Vos, and the pair formed the composing duo. Joseph plays drums in the band Moonlight Travel and enjoys various avenues of exploring sounds & music.
Under the Name MENALON, they have scored dozens of films that have screened at festivals internationally; A few awarded films include Unarmed Verses (Best Canadian Feature at Hot Docs in 2017), The Weatherman & The Shadowboxer (Best Short Film at TIFF in 2014), Bacon & God’s Wrath (Short Film Jury Award at Sundance in 2016). The duo has also scored Multiple television series for VICE, including Ben Makuch’s documentary series, Cyberwar, and Director X’s sci-fi doc, Mister Tachyon, and the CBC Series Diggstown.